Maryland Hosts Georgia Tech for Home-Opener

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  • Maryland hosts Georgia Tech for a three-game series this weekend as it opens ACC play. It is also the first game in the Maryland Softball Stadium this season. For live updates, log on to!/TerpsSoftball. Live stats are available by clicking here.
    March 15 1:00 p.m. vs. Georgia Tech
    March 15 3:00 p.m. vs. Georgia Tech
    March 16 1:00 p.m. vs. Georgia Tech

    Scouting The Terps
    • Maryland returns to action for the first time in two weeks after having a series of games cancelled due to poor weather, including the Maryland Invitational.

    2014 Maryland Terrapins: 1-19, 0-0 ACC
    Roster Schedule  

    • The Terrapins faced the nation's best at the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. two weekends ago, dropping games against No. 1 Florida, No. 4 Oregon and No. 25 Auburn.

    • Freshman Kylie Datil notched her first career home run against No. 25 Auburn -- the second of the season for the Terps (Lindsey Schmeiser).

    Scouting Georgia Tech
    • Georgia Tech has won three of its last four games, including a 7-0 victory over No. 21 Notre Dame on March 8. The Jackets most recently swept Virginia in a midweek double-header (10-2, 3-2).

    • The Yellow Jackets are featuring four players hitting above .300, including Hayley Downs, who is batting .418. Alysha Rudnik is slugging .683 with a team-high 19 RBIs, while the team has posted 24 home runs through 21 games.

    • The Terrapins are just 18-37 all-time against Georgia Tech, but took 2-of-3 last season in Atlanta, Ga. The Yellow Jackets had previously won 20 straight games in the series before last season.

    2014 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-6, 4-4 ACC)
    Roster Schedule Statistics

    Terps When...

    2014 Terps When...
    Overall 1-19
    ACC 0-0
    Non-Conference 1-19
    Home 0-0
    Road 0-2
    Neutral 1-17
    vs. Right-handed Starter 1-17
    vs. Left-handed Starter 0-2
    1-Run games 0-4
    2-Run games 0-1
    5+ Run games 0-9
    Day Games 1-15
    Night Games 0-4
    Extra Innings 0-0
    Scoring 0-2 runs 0-13
    Scoring 3-5 runs 0-5
    Scoring 6-9 runs 1-1
    Scoring 10+ runs 0-0
    Opponent Scoring 0-2 runs 0-3
    Opponent Scoring 3-5 runs 1-4
    Opponent Scoring 6-9 runs 0-5
    Opponent Scoring 10+ runs 0-7
    Scored in first inning 1-1
    Opponent scored in first inning 0-10
    Scores first 1-1
    Opponent scores first 0-18
    Made 0 errors 0-5
    Made 1 error 1-9
    Made 2+ errors 0-5
    Opponent made 0 errors 0-3
    Opponent made 1 error 0-10
    Opponent made 2+ errors 1-6
    Out-hit opponent 0-3
    Out-hit by opponent 0-15
    Hits are tied 1-1

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